Quotations by Bossuet, Jacques-Benigne

The greatest weakness of all is the great fear of appearing weak.

Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627-1704) French bishop, theologian
Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Holy Scripture [Politique tirée de l’Écriture sainte] (1709)

Alt. trans.: "The greatest weakness of all weaknesses is to fear too much to appear weak."
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